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Bruno Walter Conducts The Complete Beethoven Symphonies


Release Date: 05/04/2004 
Label:  Music & Arts   Catalog #: 1137   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Mack HarrellRaoul JobinElena NikolaidiIrma Gonzalez
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The classic 1941-53 Columbia mono recordings of all the Symphonies with the New York and Philadelphia Orchestras; with Bonus CD: early versions of the 3rd and 5th, from 1941. This set is not for sale in the USA. The classic 1941-53 Columbia mono recordings of all the Symphonies with the New York and Philadelphia Orchestras; with Bonus CD: early versions of the 3rd and 5th, from 1941. This set is not for sale in the USA. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1800; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Symphony no 5 in C minor, Op. 67 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1807 
5.
Symphony no 4 in B flat major, Op. 60 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 "Pastoral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Written: 1808 
7.
Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1811-1812; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Period: Classical 
Written: 1812; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Mack Harrell (Baritone), Raoul Jobin (Tenor), Elena Nikolaidi (Mezzo Soprano),
Irma Gonzalez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Westminster Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: II. Andante cantabile con moto
Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: III. Menuetto - Allegro molto e vivace
Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21: IV. Adagio - Allegro molto e vivace
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": I. Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": II. Marcia funebre: Adagio assai
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace - Trio
Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica": IV. Allegro molto - Poco andante - Presto
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: I. Adagio molto - Allegro con brio
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: II. Larghetto
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: III. Scherzo - Trio
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: I. Adagio - Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: II. Adagio
Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: III. Menuetto: Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 4 in B flat major, Op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo

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